Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that the Senate has passed a measure he supported that would repeal the recreational saltwater fishing license fee created in the 2009 budget. The bill keeps New York in compliance with federal law by creating a registry in lieu of requiring individuals to purchase a license.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that the Governor has signed into law a measure he sponsored in the Senate that would allow the Town of East Hampton to authorize an additional $15 million in serial bonds to address deficits which occurred in the 2007, 2008, and 2009 fiscal years.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle announced that the Senate has passed legislation he co-sponsored which would expand health insurance coverage to include screening, diagnosis, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle recently honored Eugene McSherry of Wading River as the First Senate District 2010 inductee into the online New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame. The site was designed to pay tribute to New Yorkers whose gallantry in the U.S.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is pleased to announce that he has been notified of the Long Island Rail Road’s (LIRR) plans to adjust its current schedule, beginning this coming September, to meet the needs of people traveling to eastern Long Island.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that the Senate has passed a measure he sponsored that would allow the Town of East Hampton to authorize an additional $15 million in serial bonds to address deficits which occurred in the 2007, 2008, and 2009 fiscal years.
With the end of the school year rapidly approaching, Senator LaValle is inviting all students in the First Senate District to participate in his Summer Reading Program. Senator LaValle is sponsoring this free program to encourage students throughout our community to continue reading over the next summer vacation.
It is tradition in the United States to set aside the second Sunday in May in honor of mothers across the nation. As this special day approaches, families will begin thinking about the perfect way to show appreciation for their mother’s unconditional love and understanding. While sending mom f
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that the Senate Democrats unanimously voted down an amendment he sponsored to cap property taxes at the rate of inflation. Since the rate of inflation has been flat, the measure would have prevented school property tax increases this year.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is pleased that schools, libraries, and fire departments within the First Senate District have taken advantage of Long Island Power Authority’s (LIPA) Green Building Incentives program to help save energy, reduce costs, and protect the environment.
Senator Kenneth P. LaValle would like homeowners and businesses that suffered damages due to the severe storms, which occurred March 12 through 30, to be aware they may be eligible for low interest Physical Disaster and Economic Injury loans. Application deadlines are June 18, 2010 for Physical Damage and January 19, 2011 for Economic Injury.